Bemus Point, NY 14712
Under Restoration – Estimated completion date late September – Reserve Now!
Grand Wagoneer by Classic Gentleman, leading buyer, restorer and seller of low mile, excellent condition Grand Wagoneers always has a prime selection of vintage Grands undergoing restoration works. Many of these pieces are reserved before works are completed and never make it into our available inventory… Odds are that will probably include this special 1985 with just 65,xxx original miles.
We often discover that many of our Wagoneer purchases have interesting histories and this low-mile, 33 year long two owner gem has a story of faithful ownership. The original owner purchased the Jeep in North Carolina and it spent its entire life in that southern mild winter state. From day one the Wagoneer was his pride and joy. We have his original notebook that shows every time he purchased gas, the number of gallons, and the mileage reading on that day. The Jeep was always garage kept and serviced and looked after with meticulous care until he passed away in 2004- the odometer showing just 54,xxx miles. The second owner was an employee who had admired the Wagoneer over many years and was able to acquire it upon the owner’s passing. He cared for the Grand in the same diligent manner and we have receipt after receipt from his fifteen years of ownership. Over those fifteen years only 10,000 miles were added. With his passing his daughter inherited the Jeep and she contacted us with the desire to have us purchase the Wagoneer and restore the ’85 to her “former glory” ….in his memory. We took her up on the kind offer and look forward to the next owner who will cherish the ’85 for their life time as well.
The Carfax confirms just 2 North Carolina owners over her first 33 years. Likewise the low 65,xxx original miles are displayed clicking up slowly. (That is under 2,000 miles per year…remarkable. Lastly, no accidents ever reported against this Grand. That all equals a strong and sturdy frame and undercarriage.
Some highlights of our restoration works include:
• New Paint color conversion into Hunter Green (See our website’s Restoration Page for details)
• New Wood Trim • New Wood Siding
* New Front Grill
* New window wipes, rubber door seals & replacement of exterior chrome flexible pieces
• New white wall tires wrapping professionally refinished wheels
• New floor carpeting and headliner along with seating being refreshed
* Modern fuel injection added…No more romancing of the carburetor needed
* Lots of other new bits that are too minor and boring to list here
Our mechanical & electrical sorting is likewise comprehensive and extensive.
Why buy from a Grand Wagoneer specialist? For us the answer is simple- our entire focus is on Grand Wagoneers and we know these unique vehicles inside and out. When you purchase a Classic Gentleman Wagoneer it has been thoroughly inspected and all necessary work completed by professional mechanics, some with over forty years of Wagaoneer experience. We purchase fine example Jeeps from a variety of sources including other dealers and private parties. We are often told by the seller, “My Jeep is excellent and needs nothing” however, being in this profession, we know to expect and plan for a great deal of sorting.
Remember the average age of these vehicles is thirty years more or less, and even with loving care many mechanical parts have aged and worn accordingly. Purchase a Wagoneer from a source other than a specialist and odds are that you may experience servicing and repair costs that may dampen your joy and enthusiasm for that Wagoneer that you always wanted. You may only own one of these in your lifetime, while we buy, fully sort and sell dozens and dozens per year. That is a lot of practice and when a Classic Gentleman Grand Wagoneer arrives at your home, it is a special occasion. It will be in beautiful condition and ready to drive and enjoy. Yes, our sales are as-is, but as you will see from our detailed document files, she has been looked after closely. Our goal is to see that the joy and enthusiasm of Grand Wagoneer ownership begins immediately with your purchase and that it will be there for years to come.
Be sure to have a look at our website’s recommendation page where you can see first hand the positive experiences of a worldwide assortment of named buyers. We deal honestly and work hard to insure a happy buyer. You will never be pressured or chased for a sale but given all the time needed to insure if a purchase is right for you. Guided by these principals, our modestly sized niche dealership has built a loyal and devoted customer base spanning 5 continents.
Please ring us directly at 724-996-1288 if any of our pieces enjoys your continuing interest.